This is the second article in a series that outlines the mechanics of doctorial dissertation writing. It provides potential PhDs with tips on how to handle the difficult tasks of selecting a thesis topic, a supervisor and a thesis committee.
Writing a proposal is one of the first steps on the way to writing a thesis. Find out how to write a thesis proposal that will point you in the right direction.
Here we look at the mechanics of writing, editing and proofreading a thesis in greater detail.
Thinking of a thesis topic is only the first step. If you are ready to refine your research questions and thoroughly plan your paper, you will want to write a literature review. This podcast outlines the goals of a literature review and prepares you to organize, write, and edit one.
Writing your dissertation or thesis is a detailed process that will run smoothly if you keep organized. If you are looking for help on how to write the first draft of your dissertation or thesis, this podcast is perfect for you!
If you are considering furthering your academic career, it is important you know what will be expected of you when writing your dissertation or thesis. The difference between the two is discussed in this podcast.
Choosing a general thesis topic is relatively easy, but deciding on specific and realistic research questions requires considerable thought and extensive enquiry. The dissertation literature review is one of the most demanding tasks in the thesis writing process.
Making the decision to pursue a PhD degree is a significant commitment. Even if undertaken on a full-time basis, you will be committing several years of your life to a process with no certain outcome. Our editors explain what a thesis is and if it's right for you.